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A hobbit family of the [[Shire]]. [[Camellia Sackville]] is the only member of the family to appear in [[Tolkien]]'s writings; apart from her almost nothing is known about them, except that they are described as being one of the Shire's wealthier families.
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The '''Sackville Family''' was a hobbit family of [[the Shire]].  
  
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[[Camellia Sackville]] is the only known member of the family;<ref>{{App|Baggins}}</ref> apart from her almost nothing is known about them, except that they are described as being one of the Shire's wealthier families.
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For more of them see [[Sackville-Baggins Family]]
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==Etymology==
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The name Sackville is intended to be of more aristocratic association than [[Baggins]]. [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] noted that it was intentional that "bag" and "sack" have similar meaning.<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 762</ref>
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Sackville is a real-life English surname.<ref name="Nomen" />
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Latest revision as of 22:40, 1 July 2011

The Sackville Family was a hobbit family of the Shire.

Camellia Sackville is the only known member of the family;[1] apart from her almost nothing is known about them, except that they are described as being one of the Shire's wealthier families.

For more of them see Sackville-Baggins Family

[edit] Etymology

The name Sackville is intended to be of more aristocratic association than Baggins. Tolkien noted that it was intentional that "bag" and "sack" have similar meaning.[2]

Sackville is a real-life English surname.[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Baggins of Hobbiton"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 762